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03-11-2011 07:02 AM

Why I cut tails first. Score Tails-6 Pins-1 Either-2 - 35 replies

pro’s1. Lay out and look of the piece. The tails are usually wider. 2. It is usually preferable to work so that you face the workpiece surface that will be visible on the finished job. You can therefore mark the tail outlines on the outside face.3. When I transfer to the pin board. I am marking on the end grain. That is also the side you s...

02-28-2011 06:08 AM

Name that tool - 8 replies

Ok I found this in an old antique shop. It was $35. I did not purchase it but I have never seen one. It has gifford-wood co stamped on it.

02-16-2011 06:26 AM

80 degree coffin plane - 2 replies

Does anyone have any tips on the correct setup on the iron. I have tried 3 times and failed.

11-16-2010 04:50 AM

double bevel dovetail - 29 replies

Hey guys I am wanting to learn how to lay out double bevel dovetails. I am unable to find very much information on the internet. Does anyone have any tips to share?

09-15-2010 04:46 AM

school project - 8 replies

i Need a simple air powered car. any ideas? I dont want to do the 2 liter coke bottle and a balloon.

09-07-2010 03:45 AM

facebook posting check box - 3 replies

when i start a new project, just before i post i will check the Publish this forum topic to my Facebook box and get this error“Supplied template data does not cover the following tokens [verb, noun] needed for template ‘{actor} {verb} {noun} on LumberJocks. ” the project posts fine on lj but does not post on facebook.can anyone...

09-06-2010 06:21 AM

woodwrights opening - 6 replies

Have you ever noticed on the opening of Roy Underhills show. He has a toolbox in one hand and an axe in the other. He starts out in the city crossing an intersection. As he walks to the country, there is a cut scene where he pets a dog on the head. Where did the axe go. The next scene the axe returns and he crosses over a stream, on his way to h...

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